Bill Text — Dec 10, 2012
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Dec 10, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 10, 2012
This simple resolution was agreed to on December 10, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Senator from Pennsylvania
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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2012
Length: 4 pages
Declares that the Senate: (1) expresses profound sorrow at the death of the Honorable Arlen Specter, a former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania; and (2) conveys its condolences to his family.Declares ... Read more >
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This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 612”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.
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